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Electrical & Electronics

Plastics have been an integral part of the electrical and electronics industry. Engineering plastics and high-performance polymers progressively play a critical role in the production of electric & electronic (E/E) components.

Taking it a notch ahead, plastics and polymers are now used to manufacture highly conductive, temperature resistant, flexible, fire-resistant and cost-efficient electronic components, electric vehicles and devices. Optical devices and medical sensors have gained popularity in recent times which has led to an increased inflow of innovations from around the globe.

Explore recent product advances (new polymers or plastics designed especially for electronics, plastic components for E/E market, 5G electronic components, and biosensors and optical devices based on plastics) and research innovations from electronics industry. Subscribe to this channel and receive weekly digest directly in your mailbox.

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May 17, 2021 | Industry News

Kyocera to Produce Electronic Components Using TactoTek’s IMSE Technology

TactoTek and Kyocera Corporation have announced that Kyocera has licensed TactoTek IMSE technology. Kyocera will design, develop and produce IMSE parts in Japan...

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May 11, 2021 | Product News

Avient Launches Thermoplastic Elastomers with Microbial Protection Technology

Avient announces the addition of three proprietary, thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) formulations that contain antimicrobial additives to its GLS™ TPE portfolio. Tested in accordance with JIS Z2801 and...

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May 5, 2021 | Industry News

Trinseo Completes Acquisition of Arkema’s PMMA Business

Trinseo announces the closing of the previously announced transaction to acquire Arkema’s polymethyl methacrylates (PMMA) business. PMMA is a transparent and rigid resin with a wide range of end...

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May 3, 2021 | Industry News

Researchers Develop Brain-like Computing Device Using Soft Polymers

Researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Hong Kong have developed a brain-like computing device that is capable of learning by association. The researchers have successfully...

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Apr 30, 2021 | Product News

DOMO Launches PA66 Thermoplastic for Black Transparent Laser Welding

DOMO Chemicals has developed a new product family PA66 based black plastics suitable for laser welding, a technology that is increasingly used in joining together thermoplastic parts. DOMO’s new...

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Apr 30, 2021 | Product News

Solvay’s New Line of PPAs for Metal Replacement & e-mobility

Solvay introduces Amodel® Supreme PPA, a new line of high-performance polyphthalamide (PPA) compounds designed for demanding e-mobility and metal replacement applications...

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Apr 28, 2021 | Product News

SABIC’s New Bio-based Polycarbonate for E&E and Healthcare Applications

SABIC launches new bio-based LNP™ THERMOCOMP™ DC0041PE-7M1D145W compound, offering customers a new sustainable option for demanding applications in electrical/electronics, healthcare and other key...

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Apr 16, 2021 | Product News

SABIC Launches Recycled PC/PET Blend Made from Ocean Bound Plastics

SABIC has announced the launch of a new recycled material made from ocean bound plastic which has been recovered from ocean-feeding waterways and inland areas within a 50-kilometer radius of the...

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Apr 15, 2021 | Industry News

BASF Exhibits Polymer-based Laptop Backpack, Cold Storage and more at CHINAPLAS 2021

BASF presents a slew of innovative solutions at CHINAPLAS 2021, including a broadened product portfolio after its acquisition of the Solvay polyamide business, as well as its investment project...

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Apr 14, 2021 | Industry News

CHINAPLAS 2021 Opens Its Gates for Visitors, Offers Plastic & Rubber Innovations

CHINAPLAS 2021 opens at Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center and this is the first time for the mega show to stage in Shenzhen. With the theme of "New Era · New Potential · Innovation for...

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